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Kramatorsk hospital catches fire after being hit in early hours of 7 September

Wednesday, 7 September 2022, 09:35
Kramatorsk hospital catches fire after being hit in early hours of 7 September

OLENA ROSHCHINA – WEDNESDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 2022, 09:35

Russian forces actively attacked the Kramatorsk district in Donetsk Oblast on the night of 6–7 September, hitting a hospital in the city of Kramatorsk.

Source: Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram, information correct as of the morning of 7 September

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Quote from Kyrylenko: "The most intense shelling took place in the Kramatorsk district: the cities of Kramatorsk, Sloviansk and Kostiantynivka sustained damage.

Kramatorsk came under Russian fire; the Russians hit a hospital, causing a fire."

Details: Around 04:00 on 7 September, Russian forces fired on a branch of School No.4 in Sloviansk; they also hit a multi-storey apartment building. Emergency workers are currently extinguishing the fire in the affected building.

Private residential neighbourhood in Kostiantynivka also came under Russian fire; a summer kitchen was destroyed.

Several hromadas [administrative units designating a village, several villages, or a town, and their adjacent territories] in the Bakhmut district also sustained Russian attacks overnight.

Farming facilities in the village of Vasiukivka and a private building in Rozdolivka were damaged in the Soledar hromada; Russian forces also attacked the village of Odradivka in the Svitlodar hromada.

Russian forces also opened fire on Ivanivka in the Hrodiv hromada on the night of 6–7 September.

The extent of damage to private and municipal property and the number of casualties have yet to be confirmed.

Kyrylenko reported that Russian forces killed three civilian residents of Donetsk Oblast on 6 September: in Heorhiivka, Krasnohorivka and Paraskoviivka. Another two civilians sustained injuries.

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